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June 6, 2014

Quizlet: "Superior flash card system"

Quizlet

I'd never heard of Quizlet until I read Tywen Kelly's March 28 Cool Tools review (below).

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Kevin Kelly (Tywen's dad) wrote, "Quizlet is used almost daily by 12 million people but you've never heard of it unless you have a high school student. It’s a cloud-based flash card app. Here's how my high school son explains it.

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Quizlet is what I and all my friends use to study vocabulary or anything else we have to memorize for class. It is super easy and super fast to add a card. No paper, auto-define buttons, lots of keyboard shortcuts make the process of creating a Quizlet quick and painless. Because Quizlets are all stored in the cloud, I can access them from anywhere and not worry about losing track of them. I usually type the cards on my laptop and then review/test on my phone. I can easily share my Quizlets with friends. There's built in gamification for testing myself which makes memorizing a million words less of a daunting task. Quizlet also has a lot of other features which I haven't yet tried; to me it is mostly a practical memorization aid. The best feature of all though, is that it’s completely free!

June 6, 2014 at 04:01 PM | Permalink


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